KEYW Corporation

Hardware Design Engineer

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Systems Engineering
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US-MD-Fort Meade


The Hardware Engineer (HE) shall possess the following capabilities:
(U) analyzed hardware specifications and system/subsystem requirements to conceive and document a practical design for hardware components to include servers, network devices, transmission media, storage devices, user interface devices, and special processors for program
(U) prepared functional requirements and specifications for hardware acquisitions for program X for X years.
(U) ensured that problems with operational hardware were properly identified and solutions satisfied the user’s requirements
 (U) conducted site surveys; assessed and documented site network configurations and site-unique requirements
(U) recommended specifications for hardware acquisitions f
(U) prepared engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages
(U) developed hardware installation schedules based upon set-up, integration, and test timelines
(U)  prepared drawings documenting as-built configurations at each site
(U) prepared site installation a test reports
(U) configured computers, communications devices and peripheral equipment
(U)trained site personnel in the proper use of hardware
(U) prepared installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides


Seven (7) years experience as an HE analyzing complex hardware systems for SIGINT solutions.  He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related disci-pline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Required one year of SIGINT RF domain experience.

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


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